Commonwealth Games: Allicock eyes quarter-finals


Keevin Allicock will take on Sri Lanka’s Jeewantha Nisshanka in the Men’s featherweight Round-of-16 at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. It will be the last bout of a busy day in the ring at the National Exhibition Centre, in Birmingham, England.

Allicock advanced via a Unanimous Decision win over Kenya’s Okoth Okongo in the Round-of-64, while Nisshanka will make his debut at the games after receiving a first-round bye.

A victory today will put Allicock to the quarter-finals, where he will come-up against the winner between Charlie Senior (Australia) and Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh of Canada, a release from the Guyana Olympic Association noted.

The 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist, is making his debut at the former British Empire Games.

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